Accession Number : ADA306592

Title :   Identification of Plastics Used in Naval Ordnance.

Corporate Author : NAVAL TORPEDO STATION KEYPORT WA QUALITY EVALUATION AND ENGINEERING LAB

PDF Url : ADA306592

Report Date : 25 AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The Naval Torpedo Station, Keyport, Washington, was assigned responsibility for conducting a continuing program of plastics identification by BUWEPS Instruction 5450. 4 of 24 March 1960. Tests are described for identifying plastics commonly found in Naval ordnance weapons. The tests require relatively simple test procedures and equipment. Identification tests described are sensory, burning, chemical, and infrared spectroscopic tests. Typical spectrograms are included.

Descriptors :   *ORDNANCE, *PLASTICS, INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, POLYMERS, TEST METHODS, METHACRYLATES, INFRARED RADIATION, POLYURETHANE RESINS, ACETONES, ACRYLATES, NAVAL EQUIPMENT, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, SEALING COMPOUNDS, POLYESTER PLASTICS, FOAM, PHENOLIC PLASTICS, CELLULOSE, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, SILICONE PLASTICS.

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE